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The EvilImp™ - No Girls Allowed

The wider world of dance is very obviously sexist toward women, it's that simple and it needs to stop. It's time to bring in the bulldozers and start from scratch.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

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Professional Intensive (Brighton, UK)

This is a(n) workshop and closes on July 1, 2016

Two Week Intensive in Brighton with Theo Clinkard, Antonia Grove, Flexer & Sandiland, Yael Karavan and Victoria Fox. The programme features some of the most exciting Brighton based dance professionals and offers a series of dance-packed mornings leading to a showcase at Brighton Dome.

Week 1 - 20th June - 24th June - full week choreographic lab with Theo Clinkard
This week will enable participants to become familiar with Clinkard's movement style and choreographic work, through daily technique classes and workshops, leading to making a short (10/15min) performance.

Each day will start with a class that is both challenging and playful, followed by a focused session where participants can delve into some of the ideas relating to Theo's current work. Through the week Theo will develop material with the participants, using exploratory and creative tasks, to make a short group performance. This will be performed as part of Brighton Dance Network showcase on July 1st.

Week 2 - 27th June - 1st July - Meet local dancers and choreographers. This week will enable participants to meet, and get a flavour for the styles and work of four local dance artists and companies.

Day 1 - Flexer & Sandiland company dancers - Starting with a technique class, repertoire and improvisation, and leading to choreographic tasks based on the company's productions.
Day 2 - Victoria Fox - Physical theatre for the contemporary dancer - clarifying intention.
Day 3 - Yael Karavn - Exploring a palette of tools and possibilities in the creative process, drawing on elements of contemporary dance, physical theatre, Butoh and mime.
Day 4 - Antonia Grove (Probe Project) - Generating movement using improvisation, abstract movement composition and more dance theatre orientated gameplay.
Day 5 - Preparation for evening performance - This day will include a warm up session with Tamar Daly leading to a tech rehearsal for the evening performance of the group work by Theo Clinkard made in week 1.

The programme runs weekdays from 9am to 12:20pm, with a performance on 1st July at 7pm. The full programme costs £350, deadline for applications 1st June

To sign up or make an enquiry please email

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published on Friday, 20 May, 2016

Tavaziva Dance (UK) Professional Workshop

This is a(n) workshop and closes on May 28, 2016

Do you want to push your dance technique stamina and strength to a new level? Join our intensive two-day professional programme of classes and choreography with Bawren Tavaziva. His bold, dynamic and original approach to synthesizing Ballet, Contemporary and African dance, has won him high acclaim from dancers and audiences alike.

Prepare for a physically demanding but highly enjoyable experience. Classes will include Ballet, Contemporary and Zimbabwean dance styles Jerusarema, Mhande and The Dinhe. Limited spaces available.

Book on-line at

For questions or more information, please call 020 8365 9150 or email

Date: Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 May 2017
Venue: The Place, 17 Dukes Road, WC1H 9PY
Cost: £80 (£65 early bird before 6 May).
Time: 10am-6pm

Level: Suitable for professional dancers or those in training.

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published on Wednesday, 18 May, 2016

Joe Goode (France) Professional Workshop

This is a(n) workshop and closes on August 15, 2016

Spend a week in France with Joe Goode reacquainting yourself with your own gentle body and its wisdom. Goode's unique teaching style incorporates movement, writing, and spoken word. Participants will learn to be more aware and compassionate communicators, and creative and mindful individuals.

Each day will be comprised of several sessions that incorporate meditation, gentle floor exercises, opening the voice, and simple improvisational scores that focus on listening, feeling, and accepting the body. Develop skills that can be used in a creative practice, in the work place, and everyday life. The workshop is designed for all ages and bodies. No dance or movement experience is necessary.

2013 06 SWW Wed Night-47-Edit-3La Ferme de Villefavard, 2 ½ hours by train from Paris, is nestled in the lush and historically rich Limousin region of France. La Ferme, an internationally renowned retreat center in an old converted farm, is dedicated to providing an environment for artistic creativity.

Students can expect to enjoy old-world elegance in 19th Century stone villas, spacious and comfortable lounges, large open tree-lined gardens, footpaths, hiking trails and a lake.

The retreat will begin with dinner on Monday, August 15th, and will end with lunch on Saturday, August 20th. Participants may also arrive on Sunday, August 14th to see Joe Goode Performance Group perform in the Festival du Haut Limousin!

Price: single $1,975; double $1,825; triple $1,625. Includes lodging, arrival/departure shuttles to/from retreat center and local train station, three fabulous home-cooked French meals per day using fresh local farm produce (and cheese).

A security deposit will be required to confirm your registration to the workshop.

To register online please click here or email

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published on Wednesday, 18 May, 2016

YDance (UK)

This is a(n) workshop and closes on June 16, 2016

YDance have a range of professional development opportunities coming up in June, specifically tailored for Dance Artists working in education and communities who want to refresh and develop their skills and knowledge in dance education, safe practice and creative learning.

The sessions will take place in Glasgow between 7 - 16 June, with each day focusing on working with young people in different settings.

7 June - Teaching Dance in Primary Schools - A Creative Approach

14 June - Teaching Without Shouting

15 June - Teaching Dance in Secondary Schools - Making It Work!

16 June - Inclusive Dance Practice Day

All sessions run from 10am - 2:30pm, and cost £50(+VAT). Further information and bookings can be made on the YDance website: Click Here

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published on Monday, 9 May, 2016

Free Fall Dance (UK, Falmouth)

This is a(n) workshop and closes on August 5, 2016

Kick start your summer and join Freefall for its 6th annual Summer Intensive - two days of vigorous physical training of the highest quality. Designed to inspire and challenge aspiring dancers (16+) through to practicing professionals, the two days offer a package of dance, Pilates and yoga classes taught by experienced local and National specialists in their field at Falmouth University's state of the art dance studios.

Freefall Dance Summer Intensive 2016
6th & 7th August

This year artists include: Nikki O'Hara (Motionhouse), James Wilton (James Wilton Dance), Luke Birch (Yael Flexer, Rosmary Lee), Charlotte Eatock (Henry Oguike, Richard Alston) Sally Knight (Cscape, Pilates Foundation), and Simon Birch

9.30am - 5pm
£95 for 2 days, £85 early bird ticket (book before 6th May)
To book visit:
Further enquiries:

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published on Monday, 11 April, 2016

Dance Italia (Italy)

This is a(n) workshop and closes on May 31, 2016

Announcing the sixth edition of DANCE ITALIA: a summer dance intensive bringing world-renowned, cutting-edge, contemporary choreographers and teachers to a select group of advanced level dance students in an open and professional environment in Italy. This program offers a rigorous dance experience in a profound atmosphere of cultural exchange.

Previous editions have included students and teachers from Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain and the US.

When & Where: Dance Italia 2016

Agropoli - July 10-15 Classes run Sunday through Friday concluding with a performance at the beautiful Castello Aragonese.

Choreographic platform:

Distinguished Improvisation teacher Piero Leccese and New York based choreographer Stefanie Nelson will create new work with students in a collaborative setting. This condensed 6-day intensive, creative process will provide students an intimate and exceptional professional experience.

Lucca - July 18-August 5 Classes run Monday through Friday, in the picturesque city of Lucca, located on the Tuscan coast of Italy.

Dance Italia offers guided tours, meal plans, and the unique opportunity to access Italian culture while pursuing creative and artistic fulfillment.

Workshops Involved:

COUNTERTECHNIQUE, Taught by Elita Cannata

DAVID ZAMBRANO'S FLYING LOW TECHNIQUE , Taught by Cristina Planas Leitão

GAGA/BAT-SHEVA REPERTORY, Taught by Shaked Dagan

*Each workshop can be taken separately without registration of the full program*

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published on Thursday, 11 February, 2016